The number of ED visits in the United States increased by 14.8% from 2006 to 2014. To expedite the care, Dr. Tom Trent and Dr. Nathaniel Barbe discuss the Do's and Dont's of case referrals.
· To identify minor and major trauma presenting to the ED.
· Prioritize injuries and the need for early intervention and referral to other specialists.
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